HIT 204 - ICD-10-CM & PCS Coding
Principles and application of the ICD-10-CM & PCS coding systems. Introduction to the Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reimbursement. Theory and practice of coding medical records using manual methods and encoder software systems.
Prerequisite: BIO 132 Anatomy and Physiology II, HIT 101 Introduction to Health Information Systems
Corequisite: HIT 205 Coding Practicum, HIT 240 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Determine ICD-10-CM & PCS codes according to coding guidelines by coding medical record documentation.
- Compute DRGs from medical record documentation.
- Assign Principal Diagnoses.
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